Student Teaching

  • NOTE: Watch this video to view the instructions and information for assisting Student Teacher candidates in completing both the online “application” and the three required trainings. See also the three attached documents.
  • If you are an ECDE student entering Block I for Spring 2022, and you are planning to participate in a Pre-K placement experience during the Spring term, you will need to enter the student portal between October 11-30, 2021 to complete the application for student teaching using the “Clinical Experience” link.
  • If you are an ECDE student entering Block III for this Fall 2021, and you are planning to participate in K-5 Block IV during Spring 2022, followed by K-5 Block V Student Teaching in Fall 2022, you will need to enter the “student portal” between September 20-October 9, 2021 to complete the Application for student teaching using the “Clinical Experience” link.
  • If you are an ECDE student entering Block IV for this Fall 2021, and you are planning to participate in K-5 Block V Student Teaching during Spring 2022, you should have completed your application last semester, Spring 2021. **If you did NOT complete your application last semester, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu. 
  • If you are a current ADED student and you are planning to participate in your Fall Practicum during this Fall 2021 semester, followed by your student teaching during Spring 2022, you should have completed your application last year, Fall 2020.  If you are a MAT/SEED student you should have completed your application for this 2021-2022 year during Spring 2021. ** If you did NOT complete your application last academic year, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu
  • If you are a future ADED student and you are planning to participate in your Fall Practicum next year during Fall 2022, followed by your student teaching in Spring 2023, our representatives will be meeting with you in designated classes during this Fall 2021 to explain the application process for you to complete in the portal, during your designated application period scheduled for November 1-December 1, 2021.
  • If you are an education major/minor in any other program area (MCED, SPED, HPE, Art Ed, Music Ed, TESL, MCLS, ASL/English Interpreter, Deaf Ed, SLP) and you are planning to participate in student teaching beginning this Fall 2021 semester, you should have already completed your application last year, Fall 2020. ** If you are planning to participate in Student Teaching next year during Fall 2022, you will need to enter the student portal between November 1-December 1, 2021 to complete the application for student teaching using the "Clinical Experience" link. You are advised to watch the video at the top of this page, and review the three PDF documents listed above (Student Teacher Handbook, Student Teacher Notes, and 50 mile placement radius)  Be sure to consult with your Academic Advisor and your program faculty. If you have questions, contact Mike Englert, Director of Clinical Experience mengler8@kent.edu.
  • To find the application, go to the Student Portal, https://stuportal.ehhs.kent.edu/, and log in. From the menu choose “Clinical Experience”, then choose “Student Teaching Application” and follow the prompts. If you have concerns or questions about a portion of the application, the Director of the Office of Clinical Experience is Mike Englert and he can be reached at 330-672-0541 or mengler8@kent.edu 

IMPORTANT NOTE: The student teaching application is not complete until all sections of the application have green checkmarks. If you have missed a section, your application is not complete and may not be processed. 

Student Portal Login  

Out-of-State Student Teaching 

  • Application for Out-of-State Student Teaching
  • For all teacher education majors except Deaf Education and Educational Interpreting, there is a $130.00 placement fee (payable to KSU)
  • At one of the following three locations:
    • Collier/Lee Counties Florida
    • Paradise Valley, Arizona
    • Clear Creek ISD, Texas

Student Teaching at an Out-of-State School for Deaf Ed and ASEI Students

  • Deaf Ed Application for Out of State
  • For ASL/ English Interpreting Students going to an out of state placement, please use the Application for ASL/English Interpreting out of state
  • Students should complete the out of state application above after meeting with your program adviser to determine if  the program will allow you to attend an out of state placement. 
  • For Deaf Education and Education Interpreting candidates who are assigned to an Out-of-State placement by the university, there are NO STUDENT FEES.  However, students who willfully elect to be placed out-of-state in lieu of being placed at an available partnering district within Ohio, a fee of $130.00 will be required (payable to KSU), along with completion of all necessary documents.

Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching  (C.O.S.T.)

Student Teaching Forms

All trainings and forms must be completed online.  All documents and training certificates must be uploaded to the appropriate tab in the student portal, using the Clinical Experience link.

HANDBOOKS

ECED Collaboration in Teacher Education

  • ECED Supplement to Collaboration in Teacher Education Handbook (Revised June 2019)
  • for ECED Majors at Kent Campus only

Collaboration in ASL/English Interpreting

COLLABORATION IN PK-12 Special Education

Criminal Background Check Policy

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